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Washington Square, the Area's Hottest Foodie Hub
Boston Globe
3/6/2014
“It opened in October. That the restaurant owners here love the neighborhood is obvious. Fairsted gives a nod to Frederick Law Olmsted, the famed landscape architect who lived nearby in a Victorian mansion named Fairsted.”

From Moonscape to Eden
Boston Globe
3/6/2014
“From pretty much every room, you see light and water. Best of all, it’s a big house for gatherings when the wings get filled with visitors, but we have a nice cozy center with the living room and library when it is just a house for two. Produced by Lynda Sutton. Architecture and interior design by Foster Associates. Landscape architecture by Stephen Stimson Associates.”


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10 Top Outdoor Design Trends for 2014
Country Living
3/5/2014
“The American Society of Landscape Architects recently released the results of its 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey.”

2014 Hottest Trends for Outdoor Living and Entertaining
Examiner.com
3/5/2014
“In the recent 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), it was reported that consumer demand remains strong for attractively designed landscapes for entertaining and relaxing.”

What Are the Hottest Outdoor Design Trends for 2014?
Kitchen and Bath Business
3/3/2014
“Consumer demand remains strong for attractively designed landscapes for entertaining and relaxing, according to the 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects.”

Beard Home on Azalea Trail Blends an Elegant Southern Charm
Houston Chronicle
3/1/2014
“The couple worked with Houston architect Dillon Kyle and landscape architect Herbert Pickworth to design their comfortable, hospitable home and garden.”

Half of Dolores Park Closing
San Francisco Chronicle
3/1/2014
“But everyone agreed that Dolores Park was in desperate need of an upgrade. A consensus finally was reached, but it didn't come easily. ‘This was a fight, and I got yelled at a lot,’ said Gilchrist, a landscape architect by trade. ‘But I didn't take it personally. It's part of the way the city works.’”

Pennsylvania Fracking: Welcome to Frackville
Utne Reader
3/1/2014
This is a reprint of an article that originally appeared in Landscape Architecture Magazine.

Green Streets: Function or Frill?
Portland Tribune
3/27/2014
“The American Society of Landscape Architects did a more comprehensive survey of 479 case studies in 43 different states. It found that green infrastructure reduced overall costs in 44.1 percent of the cases, cost the same in 31.4 percent of the cases, and cost more 24.5 percent of the time.”

Beauty & Function: Orchids Have Medicinal, Food Uses
Voice of America
2/28/2014
“The garden chose Orchid Symphony as a theme so it could display a wide variety of orchids, while the symphony ‘suggested a feeling of elegance and grandeur that we thought was fitting with orchids and also the architecture of our conservatory,’ said Nick Nelson, the landscape architect at the U.S. Botanic Garden.”

In the Garden with Urban Harvest: Swap Out Ornamental Shrubs for Edibles
Houston Chronicle
2/28/2014
“Suzy Fischer is a registered landscape architect and principal of Fischer Schalles, a landscape design/build firm.”

D.C. Community Calendar, Feb. 27 to March 6, 2014
The Washington Post
3/27/2014
“Women of Architecture: Extended Territories, Andrea Leers and Jane Weinzapfel discuss how their work intersects with urbanization, globalization and sustainability as their firm promotes social well-being and human interaction in buildings that blend the realms of public and private space and cross disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and infrastructure.”

Miami Landscape Designer Raymond Jungles
The Wall Street Journal
2/27/2014
“Mr. Jungles was trimming a tree at Miami Beach's 1111 Lincoln Road, where a lush landscape of bubbling pools, seven-year apple trees and native Florida cypress frames a pedestrian plaza filled with cafes. The plant part is the work of the aptly named Mr. Jungles, a locally prominent landscape architect known for introducing junglelike, almost wild, green spaces into a city better known for its manicured settings.”



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